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Stychodactyla haddoni or Haddon’s carpet anemone. Aquarium specimen taken with pocket camera with the macro feature.
Pretty little thing~ =]
Feather Duster worm (Sabellastarte spectabilis) and Christmas Tree Worm (Spirobranchus giganteus)
Pari Island. Kepulauan Seribu.
Photo by me (Lyra)
Mushroom coral. Most likely from the genus Fungia.
The pinkish blobs seems to be some algae deposit.
Two sea cucumbers from the genera Stichopus (top) and Holothuria (bottom).
Not sure about the species…anybody knows?
Pulau pari. Kepulauan Seribu.
Can you spot the conch?
Can you guess what conch it is?
P.S. I’ll post the answer tomorrow~
The Answer Is… Bear conch also known as Strombus Urceus.
The main characteristic for the one found in Indonesia is the black lip at the opening.
Pari Island. Kepulauan Seribu
Living With Trash
Last week there was a trash wave at Pari Island. Almost of all the water around the island was covered by trash. On the bright side, i can see alot of small fishes schooling around and/or resting on the trashes…
A cuttlefish…showing mottle camouflage pattern.
Could someone please, please enlighten me of the species?
Pari Island. Kepulauan seribu.
EDIT: It is a Sepia latimanus, more details here http://enchantedlyre.tumblr.com/post/21436862509/finally
Blue Knee Hermit Crab (although you can’t see the ‘blue spot’ clearly on this photo, sorry…) or also known as Dardanus guttatus. Residing in a spider conch’s shell.
Pari Island, Seribu Islands. Photo by me (Lyra)
A snorkelling paradise on the east side of Pari Island. All of these was less than 2 meters deep. Snorkellers must be careful not to break the corals when snorkelling around.
Photos by me (Lyra)